From21/12 on22/12/2022 Salle de la Grande Main




Mercedes Dassy is a dancer and choreographer who uses her body as a weapon, a tool, an obstacle, a space for exploration, a super object and a vehicle to engage in an all-out battle. The young artist imbues her reflexive blossoming into a choreographic, political and aesthetic triangulation, which is linked to feminism and has been newly transplanted into the present. After the solo B4 Summer (which was created at the Pays de Danses Festival 2020), RUUPTUUR shifts towards a group performance, in this case, an explosive female quartet. Each dancer retains her own style, whether it is inspired by contemporary dance, urban dance or performance. The bodies are augmented by a suggestive prosthesis – an imposing equestrian armature – against a pulsating soundscape, in order to convey the multiple layers of rupturing, whether social, personal or political, and to rush into conventions, protocols, canons, standards, customs and norms. It is during this joyful ritual, which is as invigorating as it is anarchic, which vibrates between a trance and a primal scream, that the four cyborg-centaurs, who conquer fear and limitations, shatter the creeping gloom and defy the future intrepidly and with pride!




Bord de scène à l’issue du spectacle le mercredi


Concept et chorégraphie Mercedes Dassy

Collaboration et interprétation Kanessa Aguilar Rodriguez, Kim Ceysens, Mercedes Dassy, Justine Theizen

Dramaturgie et conseil artistique Sabine Cmelniski

Création costumes Justine Denos

Création sonore Clément Braive

Création lumière Caroline Mathieu

Collaboration dramaturgique Maria Kakkogianni

Regard extérieur Judith Williquet

Production et diffusion Arts Management Agency (AMA) – France Morin, Anna Six

Un spectacle de Mercedes Dassy

Production déléguée Atelier 210

Coproduction Arts Management Agency, Charleroi danse, Théâtre de Liège, Vooruit, Points communs – nouvelle scène nationale de Cergy-Pontoise/Val d’Oise, la Coop asbl, Rencontres chorégraphiques internationales de Seine Saint Denis

Avec l’aide de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles / Service Danse, de Wallonie-Bruxelles International

Soutien La Villette (Paris), La Bellone, Buda KunstenCentrum – Courtrai, le studio Thor, Shelterprod,, ING, Tax Shelter du gouvernement fédéral de Belgique



  • 21:00 mercredi 21 décembre
  • 21:00 jeudi 22 décembre
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  • Plein tarif 23 €
  • 65ans+/Carte prof/Groupe10+ 21 €
  • -30ans/Pro/Dem.d'emploi 11 €
  • Groupe scolaire 8 €
  • -15ans 7 €
  • Etudiants Conservatoires Art de la parole 5 €